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15 Pickles That Are a Big Dill

If you're fortunate enough to find yourself with a glut of asparagus, a few bins of blueberries, or so many strawberries no amount of pie or cake would make a dent: Pickling's the answer. A bit of brine does wonders for preserving the season. The basic preserving tenets are simple, too: Vinegar, water, sugar, and a thing to pickle. That's it. Which means, in the time it takes to say, "Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers" five times fast, you're well on your way to enjoying watermelon rinds in January. Here are 15 pickles to pack your pantry with. 

Pickled Asparagus by BlueKaleRoad

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Simple Pickled Slaw by Cara Nicoletti


Pickled Blueberries with Rosemary Sprigs by Angela Brown


Five-Spice Pickled Carrots by Nicholas Day 


Pickled Watermelon Radishes by Alexandra Stafford


Sweet Pickled Chipotles, Just Like the Pilgrims Ate by Nicholas Day 


Spicy Indian Mango Pickle by A Brown Table 


Quick Pickled Apples by hardlikearmor 


Quick Hot Pickled Peppers by Mei Chin


Spicy, Savory & Sweet Watermelon Rind Pickles by Nancy Manlove


Pickled Ginger by molly yeh 


Gingered Beet Pickles by Amanda Hesser


Pickled Peas by Kitchen Butterfly 


Giardiniera (Italian Pickled Vegetables) by Emiko


Pickled Strawberry Jam by Christina Tosi 

Have a favorite thing to pickle? Tell us in the comments below!

Photos by James Ransom, Alpha Smoot, Mark Weinberg, Bobbi Lin, Alexandra Stafford, Molly Yeh, Emiko, and Nik Sharma  


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